Category: News

Citizens Advice Campaigns

Citizens Advice campaigns hit the target in 2019 People often see Citizens Advice as a “quick fix” centre, rather like the garage that changes your car tyres – you pop into our office or ring Adviceline or you check the facts on our comprehensive website. But there’s more to Citizens Advice than quick fixes. “Research […]

Energy Saving Tips from Citizens Advice

Save money on energy bills! – Citizens Advice tips As mild December gives way to a colder, frostier new year, Citizens Advice Oxfordshire South and Vale is encouraging people to analyse their home energy spending and take steps to cut down on fuel wastage. The charity has these tips: Check your bills carefully and make […]

Victim Support services available to all

Have you been a victim of crime or abuse? Being a victim or a witness of a crime can be an emotional and difficult time. Victims First provides free emotional and practical support to all victims and witnesses of crime or abuse, as well as family members of victims. It is available across Berkshire, Buckinghamshire […]

Warm Home Discount

Dear All Please see the advice below from the Citizens Advice Bureau – this is different from the winter fuel allowance. Please do pass on to anyone you think may benefit and might not be on email or Nextdoor. Many thanks. Sue People who have difficulty paying their energy bills might be able to take […]

Citizens Advice – Hate Crimes

Citizens Advice offers haven for “hate crime” victims Victims and witnesses of hate crime in south Oxfordshire who are unwilling to talk directly to the police now have a place to go to report incidents. Since July 2018, Citizens Advice Oxfordshire South and Vale has become a “hate crime reporting centre”, providing a safe environment […]

Damage from highway defects

There have been increasing queries about highway defects (potholes etc.) and damage to vehicles. Defects can be reported via http://fixmystreet.oxfordshire.gov.uk and information concerning claims for damage as a result of highways defects can be found here https://www2.oxfordshire.gov.uk/cms/content/compensation-claims-result-highway-defects with the claim form about half way down the page. Please do report any defects you spot.

Highworth Road closure – 5 weeks

The bridge is currently subject to a 3t weight restriction and a 2m width restriction due to structural damage discovered in 2014. These works will allow us to remove these restrictions and return the bridge’s capacity to full highway loading.  The bridge was originally constructed in 2002 and was the first glass fibre reinforced plastic […]

Christmas Craft Demonstration – WI

Lottie Baxter will be demonstrating Christmas Crafts at the WI meeting of October 19, 7pm for 7.30pm in Shrivenham Memorial Hall. Visitors are always welcome. Do go along or call Mary (01793 780039) or Jane (01793 783521)